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2011 NFL Mock Draft: Julio Jones, Rams In Mel Kiper's Laboratory

You may have a 2011 NFL Mock Draft Room. You might have a Mock Draft nook, or table, or garage. But only Mel Kiper has a Mock Draft Laboratory. Kiper and Todd McShay, or Igor, have Julio Jones as the number-two wide receiver, unsurprisingly; as the St. Louis Rams' ideal pick, unsurprisingly; and, for Kiper, as the biggest risk, unsur—wait, surprisingly! Go on, watch, learn:

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I hate to bring up Danario Alexander, here, but he's basically talking about Danario Alexander, here: Can Julio Jones stay healthy as a number-one receiver? Can he do over in The Long (and possibly longer) NFL Season? The drops—well, the drops make me think of all the other Rams wide receivers. 

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Todd McShay also brings up Leonard Hankerson as his high-upside pick; Hankerson, whose hands, according to McShay, are as big as catchers' mitts and stickier than Mel Kiper's hair, has found himself paired with the Rams ever since his strong Senior Bowl performance, and that's likely to continue right up to draft day. McShay considers Jonathan Baldwin, the tool-hound who found himself the third-best receiver in the draft after Michael Floyd and Justin Blackmon disappeared, the biggest risk. 

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